The cell viability of Glial cells
on the nanofibrous scaffolds for a three day period is shown in figure 11.
2002) with the astrocyte marker GFAP, we found that postnatal CPF treatment evoked an initial deficit, which is consistent with the view that CPF targets the replication and differentiation of these particular glial cells
(Barone et al.
We found that glial cells
attack and kill neurons after being triggered by proNGF," said coauthor Dr.
Attenuation of cochlear damage from noise trauma by an iron chelator, a free radical scavenger and glial cell
line-derived neurotrophic factor in vivo.
One of the most recent studies, published January 12 in Brain, found that glial cells
, which support and protect nerve cells, can also play a role in chronic pain.
The study, which suggested that acupuncture protects brain neurons against injury with heroin relapse by promoting brain-derived neurotrophic factor and glial cell
line-derived neurotrophic factor expression, was published in the Neural Regeneration Research.
Microglia are small glial cells
that participate in the brain's immune response.
To this end, the ER-negative glial cell
line U251-MG was transfected with the three zebrafish ER subtypes and the Aro-B promoter linked to a luciferase reporter gene.
Patients taking part in the latest study had the experimental drug glial cell
line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) pumped through a tiny catheter into the part of the brain damaged by the disease.
These stem cells were previously thought to mature only into neurons or a type of glial cell
called an astrocyte.
Revising our understanding of glial cell
function will change our approach to treating or even preventing disease," said Nimmerjahn.
They overview glial cell
function and its active role in neural processes, brain function, and nervous system pathology, and review glial receptors and ion channels.
Jill James, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and her colleagues report that the neuronal and glial cell
toxicity of methylmercury and ethylmercury (as dosed via thimerosal) are both mediated by the depletion of the antioxidant peptide glutathione.
of Johns Hopkins University has received notification of a $1,000,000 grant to be awarded by the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) which will enable further study of Q's human neural glial cell
product Q-Cells[R] in preclinical models of demyelinating disease.
The researchers found, however, that chronic stress also made stem cells in the hippocampus mature into another type of glial cell
called an oligodendrocyte, which produces the myelin that sheaths nerve cells.